The Nutritional Value Of Carrots

November 05, 2021 2 min read

The Nutritional Value Of Carrots

When it comes to healthy eating and juice cleanse, carrots are one of the most popular ingredients due to the nutritional value that are packed with. Apart from being the best health food, this root vegetable comes in various colors, shapes, and sizes and is delicious, crunchy, and extremely nutritious! Known to be good for the eyes, low in calories and sweet by nature, they are a hot favorite among children and health-conscious people. 

What is in the Carrot?

Packed with fiber, antioxidants, carotene, vitamin K1 and potassium, carrots are good for weight loss, improving eye health, and lowering cholesterol levels. The high content of carotene antioxidants has been claimed to reduce the risk of cancer, while orange carrots are rich in beta carotene which is an antioxidant that is converted to vitamin A in your body. Carrots contain a very low amount of protein and fat and mainly consist of water and carbohydrates. The carbs found in carrots consist of starch and sugars including glucose and sucrose. They also contain pectin, which is the main form of soluble fiber.

Health Benefits of Carrots

Carrots are ranked low on the glycemic index and are considered low-glycemic foods, which means that the blood sugar does not rise that quickly after consumption. Such foods are linked to many health benefits and are good for diabetics. In addition, the soluble fibers found in carrots aid in lowering blood sugar levels by reducing the speed of the body’s digestion of sugar and starch. Some of the soluble fibers help impair the body’s absorption of cholesterol from the digestive tract which in turn lowers blood cholesterol.

Known to be the superfood that helps reduce the risk of many diseases including heart disease, certain types of cancer, and a number of degenerative ailments, carrots help improve immune function as well. There are some prominent vitamins and minerals found in carrots including:

  • Biotin – also known as vitamin H which helps in the metabolism of fat and protein.
  • Vitamin A – derived from beta carotene, vitamin A helps promote good vision, immunity as well as growth and development.
  • Potassium – a mineral beneficial for blood pressure control
  • Vitamin K1 – this nutrient helps with bone health and is good for blood coagulation
  • Vitamin B6 – leaves the body more energized

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